katello-backup fails with error tar: /satellite_backup/katello-backup-20190300000025/pulp_data.tar: Wrote only 2048 of 10240 bytes

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  • katello-backup fails with the below error:
tar: /satellite_backup/katello-backup-20190300000025/pulp_data.tar: Wrote only 2048 of 10240 bytes
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
Failed 'tar --selinux --create --file=/satellite_backup/katello-backup-20190300000025/pulp_data.tar --exclude=var/lib/pulp/katello-export --listed-incremental=/satellite_backup/katello-backup-20190300000025/.pulp.snar --transform 's,^,var/lib/pulp/,S' -S *' with exit code 2


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